Why Sally Rocks?

What secrets hide behind “Sally” that makes it rock? Your first name is more than just a name!

is for select, as few are chosen.
is for admirable, you certainly are!
is for life, that you live so well.
is for laughter, you spread wherever you go.
is for youthful, your eternal look.

The name “Sally” is of Hebrew origin. It’s a name commonly given to girls.

Your name in reverse order is “Yllas.” A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give ‘Lysla.’ How do you pronounce that?

Secret Meaning of Sally

Secret Meaning of Sally The true meaning of ‘Sally’ cannot be described with just a few words. Your name is your destiny, heart’s desire, and personality. Sally is a name that suggests you give up what you want so other people can have what they need. Like a six-sided cube, your personality is steady and balanced. You are very creative and artistically oriented but also willing to take action to accomplish your goals. Often you volunteer to work on civic projects and make your fair share of responsibility. Others seek your advice because you carefully listen to their problems.

Heart Desire of Sally Your heart’s desire is to become a leader. You dislike taking orders and want to be in charge – the boss figure. Surprisingly, your creativity allows you to find new solutions to old problems. You can generate ideas on the fly, and want recognition for your efforts. You tend to avoid those who are needy and idle on their work.

Personality of Sally When people hear the name Sally, they perceive you as someone who is stimulating, idea generator, talkative, and charismatic. You can attract, influence, and inspire people. You are often seen wearing functional clothing that can work for day and night events. You radiate a potential for success that attracts others to your cause.

Wacky Sally You are a smoothie – a real charmer! You tend to have dramatic reactions when you feel things deeply. Your kind nature allows you to work well with others. You are inclined to experience many emotional ups and downs.

Your most likely vocation: teacher, philosopher, educator, religious zealot, scientist, minister, instructor, writer, producer of luxury and beauty goods, manager of restaurant, irrigationist, horticulturist, zoologist, shipping magnate.

Lucky colors: All varieties of blue except the very bright blues

Lucky gem(s): Emerald, turquoise

Lucky day(s): Sunday, Monday, and Friday

Lucky botanicals: Verbena, dog rose, violets, walnuts, all types of beans, apricot, almonds

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Coffee LoveHey Sally! Did you know that coffee and word games are an excellent combination to sharpen your vocabulary? Let’s give it a quick spin. Within 30 seconds, how many words can you think of from the letters in your first name? Check your answers here: Make words with these letters SALLY. (Sponsored by WordFinder.Cafe)

Is The Name Sally Popular?

Popularity of Sally in the U.S. “Sally” is not a popular baby girl’s name in New Jersey as reported in the 1973 U.S. Social Security Administration data (ssa.gov). Imagine that, only 25 babies in New Jersey have the same name as you in 1973. A total of only 951 babies also bear the same first name during that year in the U.S. From 1880 to 2018, the highest recorded use of this name was in 1947 with a total of 5,266 babies. That’s a lot of baby Sallys.

Since 1880 up to 2018, the name “Sally” was recorded 204,528 times in the SSA public database. Using the UN World Population Prospects for 2019, that’s more than enough Sallys to occupy the country of Samoa with an estimated population of 198,909.

The name first appeared in the year 1880 and given to 80 newborn babies. (See FAQ) It became a popular name in the year 1930 with a rank of #98 nationwide and was registered 2,542 times as a baby girl’s name. Sally became a popular girl’s name in the state of New Hampshire in the year 1939. It ranked #16 with 42 babies. The all-time high record for this name was in 1953 in the state of California with 475 baby girls.

This name is a consistent top ranking girl’s name in the state of New Mexico for 42 years from 1913 to 1959 (may not be consecutive). It’s also popular in the state of Arizona for 42 years (may not be consecutive).

For the past four decades (1979 to 2018), the name “Sally” was recorded 15,559 times in the SSA database.

What’s Next?

Proud of the name Sally Now you know why your first name rocks. Time to show your creativity! Try exploring the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers, or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV, or movie characters. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

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